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NBC
Mar 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hour, former massachusetts governor mitt romney and began a town hall meeting in baltimore county. >> this is his first campaign stop in maryland. some of the question so far, how do we get lower gas prices, cut back on taxes and reform health care? shelton dutes is monitoring the meeting inside and lowell melser is on crowd control. we begin with shelton dutes. >> crowd out here is starting to clear out of the american legion hall. mitt romney is still on stage, greeting some of the supporters. that town hall just wrapped up a couple of minutes ago. the topic of conversation, lot of people were concerned about the economy, for obvious reasons. mitt romney says he plans to urge job growth and the economy by restoring economic freedom for americans. he cited his experience in the private sector as a way of improving the economy. this was a town hall format for the meeting here at the american legion. you can see there is still a crowd out here in arbutus, but the room was much more packed about five minutes ago. we heard that more than 500 people showed up and some had to go to an
NBC
Mar 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> a big day for mitt romney. 64 delegates up for grabs. and for rick santorum be big -- and for rick santorum. he needs to beat romney. but he made a gaffe, campaigning against the governor. >> i do not care what the unemployment race would -- what the unemployment rate is. >> i do care what the unemployment rate is. it does bother me. >> my candidacy does not hinge on what the unemployment rate is. >> the republican race might hinge on louisiana. newt gingrich campaign there today for a primary on saturday. is a chance for front runner to prove he can win in the south. >> if mitt romney can hold this lead, which looks to be double digits, he could get a boost going into louisiana, which is one of those away games in the deep south. if you went down there, he may be good to solidify the nomination. >> illinois has 69 delegates. they are chosen in a complex process. but there is one big question in illinois tonight. can santorum beat romney? wbal-tv 11 news. >> mitt romney is heading to marilyn tomorrow. we're working to confirm the details. we will a closer look at 5:30. >> still ahe
NBC
Mar 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. details coming up. >> the republican primary tomorrow in illinois. a lot is at stake for mitt romney and rick santorum. that story is coming up next. >> more than 14,000 maryland families learned they may lose their homes. consumer advocates are calling for relief, asking the banks to take the mortgage 7 a step further and to launch a new principal reduction program in the next 30 days. >> let's go live downtown for a look at what the protesters want. >> a federal judge has not signed off on the judgment yet, but some consumer advocates are taking a pro-active approach, tight -- trying to get the banks to handle a situation and save more homes. >> out side at wells fargo bank, roger williams explains his frustration and resolved. >> i don't want to give up my home. i'm not giving up my home. >> one of the messages he has asked the maryland rights coalition to take to the bank's losses. >> maryland homeowners have been struggling and they can't afford to wait any longer for relief. we need the banks to act quickly and substantively to help homeowners save their homes. >> the petition
NBC
Mar 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
and alabama. both are bright red republican states and could further weaken mitt romney. >> it a region where the evangelical vote is important. there's concern about mitt romney's mormon faith. but the live that washington for the update. >> this is great timing for mitt romney's rivals, especially the former senator who is on a bit of a winning streak. he is from pennsylvania, but rick santorum is counting on the deep south. religious and conservatives like him, he went to cancel today. >> are we going to win on tuesday in alabama? >> coming off his super tuesday wins in tennessee and oklahoma, rick santorum is claiming he's the only conservative running. he is claiming that is what republicans need in the fall. >> how can mitt romney or newt gingrich beat barack obama when on the final decisions, they're not much difference. >> newt gingrich is counting on the south. lots of republicans their drive big trucks. gas prices are rising and the justice department is investigating. congress is arguing about a new oil pipeline. >> the day he was sworn in, we paid $1.89. >> but aides hint he may d
NBC
Mar 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
is a freedom fighter. >> ron paul. >> mitt romney, because i think he is a better man. he has economics on his mind. >> that is mitt romney speech today. >> i understand how the economy works. >> he regrets going off message about his wealth. >> do you realize how those are hurting your campaign? >> yes. next question. >> rick santorum is focused outside detroit on christian conservatives. >> thanks for coming out, everybody. >> polls put santorum virtually dead even in run these home state. >> we never expected to be that way. it is close. >> and join democrats who are going to send a loud message to massachusetts mitt romney by voting for rick santorum for president. >> rahm the call that a dirty trick. >> -- romney called that a dirty trick. >> the top democrat attacked romney today from washington, a campaign style event with autoworkers. >> some even said we should let detroit bankrupt. you remember that? >> arizona is also holding its primary today. mitt romney is the favorite, but he is focused on michigan. >> a win in the state of ohio could finally establish mitt romney as the undispu
NBC
Mar 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
and it is revealing mitt romney as the clear gop front runner with more delegates but also more problems. >> mitt romney survive super tuesday, barely winning ohio after pounding rick santorum. but he put on a bright face today. >> after last night, i feel pretty darn good. >> he did it when the quest for delegates. nbc news says he got 219. romney keeps his big lead in total delegates and may be enough to block his rivals from the nomination. >> mitt romney did what he had to do. he put away six out of 10 states. >> but rick santorum won three states and claims he is on a roll. >> we are going to have a sweep this week starting in kansas on saturday. >> santorum has been pressed to quit. >> we're staying in the race because i believe it's going to be impossible for a moderate to win the general election. >> and gingrich could take more southern primaries next tuesday. romney is so weak and there is no reason for them to quit before the conventions as the former republican chair. >> for romney to have the nomination going into tampa will be virtually impossible to do. >> we have the time and reso
NBC
Mar 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
nomination, a southern sweep for rick santorum. >> mitt romney who took on the most delegates. most delegates. what last girl: i want to tell you about my friend. his name is ben. ben learned about a homeless boy who had an infected tooth, and the boy died. that made ben really sad. he wrote a law so every kid can see a dentist. we have special dental van that goes from school to school. he even helps make sure we learn how to brush our teeth. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >> in tonight's medical alert, remember the old saying, home is where the heart is? it has been confirmed in a new report. researchers at northwestern university studied more than 6000 adults and found people are more likely to be an ideal help when they live near recreational areas with safe and easy access to walking trails in parks. the availability of nutritious food is also a big heart-healthy factor. community gardens at to the physical activity of the neighborhood. signing off on a bill from prohibiting drivers to smoking in a car with children in the
NBC
Mar 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
before the primary, mitt romney came to wisconsin with a seven point lead in the polls. >> president obama thinks he is doing a good job. i am not kidding. he actually thinks he is doing a great job. >> his getting key endorsements. paul ryan is from wisconsin. former president george bush 41. >> i think it is time for the party to get behind governor romney. but the florida tea party senator endorsed mitt romney. >> it is important for him right now. he needs to start bringing the party together and generating enthusiasm for the general election. >> i am here -- [cheers and applause] >> president obama is already campaigning with four events today in two states, claiming he kept his promise of change. >> change is the health care reform we passed. >> in wisconsin, rick santorum is still fighting mitt romney. >> we have a great opportunity if wisconsin comes through for us. >> wisconsin to be the end. >> it is almost make or break for rick santorum. he needs to do well. he is going into debt. he is not raising enough money to survive until tampa. he needs a boost. >> or dramatically'
NBC
Mar 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
romney was engaged sheet steel plant in canton, ohio. he is focused on jobs. >> during this campaign, there is been discussion about all sorts of issues and i keep bringing it back to more jobs, less debt, and smaller government. >> that is a swipe at rick santorum. he was in miamisburg's ohio talking about jobs, but also social issues. >> whether we are going to be a country that is going to respect of human life. >> of voters in 10 states cast ballots tomorrow, but the world will watch ohio. santorum versus romney. and in the latest "wall street journal" poll, the gap has narrowed to just two points, a statistical tie. on main street in this town in ohio it was a tie. >> i will vote for mitt romney because i think he is a middle- of-the-road candidate. >> i absolutely follow christ. the i want to be -- i want to be a reflection of his protection. >> does that mean a vote for rick santorum? >> i would lean more toward that way. >> in georgia, his home state, newt gingrich looks like a washer for his second primary win. and he vows to stay in until the convention. santorum said he wi
NBC
Mar 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and caucus day in hawaii. each presidential hopeful is hoping for a breakout. mitt romney has seen a surge in pre-election polls, and the .opes it translates into a win >> as voters headed to the polls in alabama and mississippi, mitt romney was showing surprising strength in the polls, but still fighting enthusiasm gaps. >> i still felt like romney was the best candidate for me. >> he is already moved on to the upcoming caucus state of missouri. >> how many people in this audience call it missourah as opposed to missouri? >> he was hoping to run of his commanding delegate lead. >> he has the ability to seal the deal tonight with a win in either state, but the loss means the race continues to move on. >> newt gingrich may have the most riding on today's results. no wins in his path forward looks like a dead end. rick santorum called to transformed himself from underdog into serious contender, though even his supporters seem skeptical. >> even as santorum is not electable, people voting for him make a stand that his values are important. >> you will not get away with skirting the rules. >>
NBC
Mar 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with information should contact crime stoppers at 1-866- 7-locked up. >> mitt romney expected to get the endorsement of its former president while newt gingrich is scaling down the size of his campaign. >> newt gingrich insists his leader campaign machine is not a sign he is dropping out. [applause] after laying off 1/3 of his staff including his campaign manager, newt gingrich says he is staying in. >> it is just an indication that we are reorganizing to execute the strategy we think we need to win the nomination. >> the former speaker is cutting costs, and mitt romney's chances to get delegates for the nomination. >> he is opening the hope that he goes to the republican convention in tampa, florida, and might get anointed there. it is a long shot, a hail mary pass. and the meantime, romney is expected to score another endorsement. his campaign says he will get the backing of former president george h. w. bush in houston thursday. >> we saw former governor jeb bush in dorsum thursday. now the former president. i do not think it was way a lot of voters, but it will say that it is tim
NBC
Mar 1, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> it is a moral and religious issue that should not be interfered with by the federal government. >> mitt romney opposed the republican roll back yesterday, then switched. >> it violates the conscience of the church and the conscience of the individuals. >> rick santorum helped. >> my gut reaction would be used and for the per se amendment. you stand for freedom of religion. for >> these men are waxing eloquent about birth control and the fact that it is just a moral issue with them. they don't think women should have the right to have it. >> they see a winning political issue for the fall. >> we will make sure that women across the country are aware that we and the democratic caucus will stand up to fight for their rights, as we always have. >> president obama says the democrat struck the right balance on the birth control rules. it will take credit on the campaign trail. republicans said they will warn americans that president obama really wants to tell them what religion they should practice. steve handelsman, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the federal trade commission is now looking over a wave of comp
NBC
Mar 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to nights commitment 2012 update. >> four days before the illinois primary, mitt romney was attacking president obama on his home turf. >> he is pushing for alternative energy and we are pushing for an alternative to the president. >> president obama was in chicago. >> welcome to the land of lincoln. hard work is a value. looking out for one another, that is a value. we are all in this together, that is a value. >> mitt romney needs a strong showing in illinois after losing to santorum in alabama and mississippi. santorum is clearly connecting with conservatives. mitt romney is trying to change the conversation. >> who can turn around the economy and defeat barack obama? not rick santorum. >> they are also fighting for puerto rico. language has become a hot- button issue. >> spanish is the language of puerto rico's . kids. campaign ended in controversy. his campaign and since he was maliciously misquoted. >> your insta-weather-plus forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> koran baltimore, it has been dry so far -- around baltimore, it has been tried so far. watch the show were that has been b
NBC
Mar 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on the economy and fundamental freedoms and mitt romney does not. >> the justices talk tomorrow about the requirement to buy coverage, the mandate. it is the main complaint about the obama health-care. steve handelsman, wbal tv 11 news. commitment 2012 update, another gop presidential candidate will make his way to maryland before in the primary. in annapolis tomorrow. he will meet with area business leaders on the campaign trail. maryland has been drawing more attention than usual in the race for the white house. mitt romney had visited recently in arbutus. >> if you live in northeast baltimore, you may hear some strange noises over the next few days. >> there will be a siren and and with an echo. >> the company that makes the pinks line be feller has a major announcement. >> freeze watches and warnings covering most of the state as th >> residents in northeast baltimore will hear blasting through bedrock. they are clearing the way for a new sewer line it. the work will take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., if you will hear a siren go off prior to the blast. we are
NBC
Mar 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
ahead. >> romney fireback that obama had promised unemployment below 8%. >> this president has failed. that is why we will get rid of him in 2012. >> santorum agreed. >> we want the economy to keep growing but it's not realizing its potential because of itthe reasons i set o >> ut. he is a winger. >> the needs a win. >> a new england yankee in the deep south. >> i got started with a biscuit and cheesy grits. >> they want gingrich to drop out. president obama owants more reports like today's, a war thatning a republican should change the recovery. >> gov. martin o'malley confirmed he would likely be to legislation that would allow the use of medical marijuana. a spokesperson says the governor is concerned could violate federal law. david collins is in the comments come as they're considering federal -- several pieces of medical marijuana legislation. >> the veto threat is being met with both surprise and disappointment but it did not stop the medical marijuana bills from moving forward. gov. martin o'malley made a beeline when we requested a comment on why he would likely veto medical
NBC
Mar 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ago when those numbers were reversed. looking to seize on a shift in momentum, -- mitt romney got some help from the jeff fox worth the told people the current race is anything but funny. >> to the people have put their lives on the line to fight for this country to see it go down the drain. >> some would say so is the republican fight for the white house with all three candidates looking for clarity and southern comfort in the primaries tomorrow. >> known for her, but to the community, she has been laid to rest in the town she helped to create. the memorial was held this morning in colombia. county executives were on hand to remember her work. she suffered from not hodgkins lymphoma. she died last monday. >> still ahead, just 2 miles away from its final destination, a tragedy strikes and the indianapolis school bus with dozens of children on board. >> an investigation is underway. >> the fight is on for the deep south. we will show you what the >> as a child on a school bus and its driver are dead after an early-morning collision with a bridge in indianapolis. two other students were
NBC
Mar 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the winner is declared. >> even if mitt romney does end up as the nominee to make sure we do not have [unintelligible] i think shows as much political and sensitivity as you can imagine. given everyone's concern about the price of gas to have an effort made to raise the price as much as 24 cents a gallon strikes me as being anti day- everyday working american. he said gas prices would drop. >> it will always be higher here if that state gas tax passes. >> he plans to stops in maryland. 37 delegates at stake. he says he knows a sure-fire way to get people to the polls. >> two words, barack obama. any republican or independent or conservative who stays home is helping re-elect barack obama. >> he ended his tour with a stop for lunch. >> i have not been following the race. i think he would be on top. >> we see our share of politicians but it is exciting when a national figure comes near your. >> he enjoyed during the oldest working state house in the country and left annapolis headed for saul's barry to give a speaking engagement. the topic was energy independence for. >> thank you. two
NBC
Mar 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
headquarters posted a warning. rick santorum vowed he's shoot the plan down. >> it's trickier for mitt romney. his massachusetts plan had mandates. >> i see obamacare as one more example of a president pursuing his attack on economic and personal liberty. >> the white house is pushing back. >> think want to go back -- they want to go back to a system where insurance companies, uh, have all the rules on their side. >> after jobs, it's biggest issue in the race for the white house. the supreme court with a conservative majority could rebuke president obama or could support him on this huge issue as he runs for re-election. from washington, steve hands els -- -- handelsman, wbal 11 news. >>> still ahead, a mad dash for cash this morning? >> bags of money had drivers pulling over frantically and getting out. details of what is now a police investigation. >> and who convinced a woman to rip off a toilet cover and cause thousands of delarves damage at a hotel? we'll look at the expensive prank the and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from
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